IKA/Culinary Olympics is the oldest, largest and most diverse international
culinary arts competition in the world. Professional teams of chefs passionately
compose the perfect interplay of ingredients, preparation and presentation. For
100 years, new culinary trends have been emerging here in fair competition. The
competition is taking place in Stuttgart for the first time, parallel to the
The motto of
the Olympic Games is “citius, altius, fortius” – Latin for faster, stronger,
further. The Olympic concept of “being there is everything” is also a guiding
principle for the festival as an event. In a quote about the Olympic Games,
Bishop Ethelbert Talbot said:
thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part, for the essential
thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.”
occasion of the Culinary Olympics, Friedr. Dick presents a limited special
edition of its forged chef’s knife with a blade length of 21 cm from the
Premier Plus series. The knives are coated with a special ceramic enforced
hybrid coating. The antibacterial non-stick coating prevents cuttings from
sticking and allows easy cleaning. In addition, ceramic particles enable the
best sliding properties with reduced effort and higher wear resistance.
Forged from a
single piece of steel, perfectly balanced with a high-quality coating on the
blade and a unique marking – the perfect tool: not just for participating in
the IKA/Culinary Olympics.
special edition can be acquired starting mid February 2020 at the IKA/Culinary
is the only manufacturer worldwide who offers a complete range of knives, sharpening
steels, ancillary items for chefs and butchers as well as grinding machines,
sharpening machines and knife cleaning devices. The long-standing tradition and
experience of manufacturing products for chefs and butchers allow a continuous
development of innovative products. Input from customers, especially end-users
and our own ideas are converted into high-quality products.
information is available from:
Friedr. Dick GmbH
& Co. KG
Esslinger Str. 4-10
Tel.: +49 7153 817 – 0
Fax: +49 7153 817 – 219
The World Association of Chefs’ Societies, known as Worldchefs, is a dynamic global network of 110 chef associations worldwide. A leading voice in the hospitality industry, Worldchefs carries 91 years of history since its founding at the Sorbonne by the venerable Auguste Escoffier. Representing a mobilized international membership of culinary professionals, Worldchefs is committed to advancing the profession and leveraging the influence of the chef jacket for the betterment of the industry and humanity at large.
Worldchefs is dedicated to raising culinary standards and social awareness through these core focus areas:
Education – Worldchefs offers support for education and professional development through the landmark Worldchefs Academy online training program, our expansive network of Worldchefs Certified Schools and curriculums, and the world’s first Global Hospitality Certification recognizing on-the-job skills in hospitality;
Networking – Worldchefs provides a platform for connection to chefs around the world, and a gateway for industry networking opportunities through endorsed events and the preeminent biennial Worldchefs Congress & Expo;
Competition – Worldchefs sets global standards for competition rules, provides Competition Seminars and assurance of Worldchefs Certified Judges, and runs the prestigious Global Chefs Challenge;
Humanitarian & Sustainability – our Feed the Planet and World Chefs Without Borders programs relieve food poverty, deliver crisis support, and promote sustainability across the globe.
For more information about Worldchefs, visit us at www.worldchefs.org.